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Leading regional airline adds extra flights to and from Exeter and Southampton for key national celebration due to public demand.

11th Janauary 2017

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added four extra return flights on two of its most popular Dublin routes specifically those to and from Exeter and Southampton over the St Patrick’s Day weekend on 16th March, 17th and 19th March 2017 to accommodate the joint demand from those wanting to join the party spirit and celebrate this key national holiday, as well as from those travelling to Dublin for the Six Nations Rugby match between Ireland and England on Saturday 18th.

With these additional services, the airline will now offer a total choice of 62 flights between Dublin and four UK airports over the extended St Patrick’s Day weekend from four UK airports, the others being from Cardiff and Doncaster Sheffield. All seats are available for booking at with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and airport charges.

Details of additional flights to DUBLIN (DUB) from:

Thursday 16th March
Dep EXT 1900 Arr DUB 2010 - Dep DUB 2040 Arr EXT 2150
Sunday 19th March
Dep EXT 1000 Arr DUB 1110 - Dep DUB 1140 Arr EXT 1250

Friday 17th March
Dep SOU 1030 Arr DUB 1150 - Dep DUB 1215 Arr SOU 1335
Sunday 19th March Dep SOU 1155 Arr DUB 1315 - Dep DUB 1345 Arr SOU 1505

Vincent Hodder, Flybe’s Chief Revenue Officer comments: “Could there be a better weekend to visit Dublin than for St Patrick’s Day? There is high demand for flights to and from Ireland’s capital city over the extended St Patrick’s Day weekend and we want to make sure that all those who want to be there for the celebrations and, of course, those heading for the big rugby match, too, can get there. We hope that by adding these few flights, many more customers will have the opportunity to book convenient and affordable travel to Dublin to be with their family and friends for this massive weekend.”